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Walmart Sues Tesla Over Solar Cells That Allegedly Sparked Fires
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Walmart Sues Tesla Over Solar Cells That Allegedly Sparked Fires

Walmart Inc. alleging that some of the company's solar panels sparked roof fires at several of the retailer's locations, adding to the problems the...

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Department-Store Woes Catch Up to Kohl’s
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Department-Store Woes Catch Up to Kohl’s

Kohl's Corp. said business improved in the last six weeks of the quarter, with sales at stores open at least a year rising 1%. She added that the...

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Volatility for Retailers Isn’t Over, Options Indicate
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Volatility for Retailers Isn’t Over, Options Indicate

It has been a wild earnings season for retailers, and options traders are bracing for bigger stock swings for some shops. Kohl's Corp. Nordstrom...

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Cereal Makers Try Again to Jump-Start Stale Sales
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Cereal Makers Try Again to Jump-Start Stale Sales

Cereal makers, under increasing competitive pressure, are struggling to improve sales of puffed rice, wheat flakes and oat clusters that were once...

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Tesla to Lease Solar Panels to Homeowners
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Tesla to Lease Solar Panels to Homeowners

Rentals are available in six states: Arizona, California, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey and New Mexico. They start at $50 a month in each...

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Tesla to Rent Solar Panels to Homeowners
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Tesla to Rent Solar Panels to Homeowners

Rentals are available in six states: Arizona, California, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey and New Mexico. They start at $50 a month in each...

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Luxury Buildings Bring Elevator Privacy to the Next Level
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Luxury Buildings Bring Elevator Privacy to the Next Level

The race for ever-better amenities-from voice-controlled kitchen gadgets to in-home theaters and on-call concierge services-has doubled down on a...

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5 Retail Stocks to Own in a Recession, According to an Analyst
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5 Retail Stocks to Own in a Recession, According to an Analyst

The government reported last week that U. S. retail sales rose 0.7% in July, a sign of strength in the sector. But with other recession predictors...

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Luxury Buildings Bring Elevator Privacy to the Next Level
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Luxury Buildings Bring Elevator Privacy to the Next Level

The race for ever-better amenities-from voice-controlled kitchen gadgets to in-home theaters and on-call concierge services-has doubled down on a...

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This 31-year-old sold $700,000 of stuff online without buying any inventory
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This 31-year-old sold $700,000 of stuff online without buying any inventory

A previous version of this story misstated the profit figure. Two years ago, Chris Wane, a now 31-year-old living in Manchester, England, was...

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Slower Tourist Traffic Adds to Retailers’ Woes
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Slower Tourist Traffic Adds to Retailers’ Woes

Retailers have seen fewer tourists in their stores this summer, with no signs of improvement, piling on to challenges like volatile trade policy...

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Forget Perfectly Timing the Market and Focus on What You Can Do Instead
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Forget Perfectly Timing the Market and Focus on What You Can Do Instead

You might often read real estate headlines like, "Now is the time to buy in…" Los Angeles or Miami or Dubai. While these stories are typically...

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Los Angeles Has the World’s Highest Luxury Rental Yield
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Los Angeles Has the World’s Highest Luxury Rental Yield

Investors in Los Angeles' luxury residential rentals had the best returns in the first half of 2019, according to a Savills report released...

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U.S. Stocks Stabilize on Strong Retail-Sales Data
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U.S. Stocks Stabilize on Strong Retail-Sales Data

U. S. stocks advanced Thursday as upbeat data on Americans' spending habits helped to ease investors' fears about a possible recession. The latest...

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U.S. Retail Sales Increased in July
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U.S. Retail Sales Increased in July

WASHINGTON-American shoppers boosted spending in July, providing a source of fuel for the economy at a time of heightened global uncertainty....

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Median Rent in Manhattan Rises for 47th Straight Month
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Median Rent in Manhattan Rises for 47th Straight Month

Rents in Manhattan rose for the 47th straight month in July, as potential buyers continued to stay put in their rentals, according to a Douglas...

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Manhattan, Brooklyn Rents Soar to New Highs
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Manhattan, Brooklyn Rents Soar to New Highs

Manhattan and Brooklyn rents in July surged to their highest levels in at least a decade, turning the hunt for an apartment into a madcap ordeal...

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The Hazards of Joining WeWork’s Community
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The Hazards of Joining WeWork’s Community

"We" would like investors to embrace the community atmosphere it has created through its office-sharing company. "You" may prefer clearer financial...

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Macy’s Turnaround Hits Harsh Retail Reality
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Macy’s Turnaround Hits Harsh Retail Reality

Macy's Inc. In a troubling sign heading into the key back-to-school and holiday seasons, the department store chain said inventories of unsold...

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Fannie, Freddie to Consider Alternatives to FICO Scores
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Fannie, Freddie to Consider Alternatives to FICO Scores

WASHINGTON-One firm's dominance over the credit scores used to vet many U. S. mortgages is getting a shake-up. Fair Isaac Corp. 's FICO score when...

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Ross Stores Promotes Executives, Including CFO
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Ross Stores Promotes Executives, Including CFO

Ross Stores Inc. Mr. Hartshorn, 51, has also served as group executive vice president for finance and legal affairs since March 2019, the company...

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Fannie, Freddie to Consider Alternatives to FICO Scores
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Fannie, Freddie to Consider Alternatives to FICO Scores

WASHINGTON-One firm's dominance over the credit scores used to vet many U. S. mortgages is getting a shake-up. Fair Isaac Corp. 's FICO score when...

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Once Asking $1 Billion, America’s Priciest Listing Is Scheduled for Auction
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Once Asking $1 Billion, America’s Priciest Listing Is Scheduled for Auction

Los Angeles' priciest-ever real estate listing, a 157-acre Beverly Hills parcel known as "The Mountain," is scheduled to be sold at auction...

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Retail Stocks Rally as Tariffs Are Delayed
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Retail Stocks Rally as Tariffs Are Delayed

Christmas came early for retailers. Shares of department stores, discount chains and even toy makers rallied Tuesday after the U. S. said it would...

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U.S. Mortgage Debt Hits Record, Eclipsing 2008 Peak
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U.S. Mortgage Debt Hits Record, Eclipsing 2008 Peak

WASHINGTON-U. S. mortgage debt reached a record in the second quarter, exceeding its 2008 peak as the financial crisis unfolded. Mortgage balances...

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Target, Walmart, and Amazon Will Only Get Bigger as Tariffs Hit Retailers
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Target, Walmart, and Amazon Will Only Get Bigger as Tariffs Hit Retailers

With retailer earnings gearing up, get ready for another round of the grocery and discounter wars, featuring extra pressure from tariffs. The SPDR...

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Newark Distributes Bottled Water After Lead Contamination Found
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Newark Distributes Bottled Water After Lead Contamination Found

The city of Newark, N. J., with help from the state, began distributing bottled water to some residents Monday, after officials warned over the...

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Cashierless Stores Make Inroads in U.S.
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Cashierless Stores Make Inroads in U.S.

U. S. retailers large and small are pressing ahead with testing the use of artificial intelligence to track what products shoppers pick up and to...

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The Rise of Residential Properties in London's Grosvenor Square, a Warehouse Turn Modern Home in Barcelona and More
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The Rise of Residential Properties in London's Grosvenor Square, a Warehouse Turn Modern Home in Barcelona and More

Mansion Global’s daily round-up of the latest luxury real estate news from around the world...

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Rental Homes Finding Tenants at Record Speed in Great Britain
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Rental Homes Finding Tenants at Record Speed in Great Britain

Rental properties in Great Britain are being snapped up faster than ever, according to a report Monday from Hamptons International. From January to...

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